Outback Steakhouse Queensland Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

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By Lori Walker, MS, RD | Published on July 2, 2023 | Last Updated on November 13, 2023

Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp is a delicious dish made with tender chicken breasts, succulent shrimp and an irresistible creamy sauce. The unique combination of flavors makes this dish an instant favorite among family and friends. This meal can be served as a main entree or as part of your next party menu! With its rich flavor, it’s sure to be a hit.

Outback steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp recipe

What is Outback Steakhouse queensland chicken and shrimp?

Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp is a dish made with chicken breasts, shrimp, white wine, cream and spices. The sauce is infused with garlic powder and other seasonings to create a rich flavor. It’s then baked in the oven until it’s bubbly and golden brown.

What does it taste like?

This dish has a delicious combination of flavors that make it truly unique. The creamy sauce has hints of garlic and white wine that pair perfectly with the tender chicken breasts and succulent shrimp. It’s sure to please any crowd!

How was I initially introduced to the Outback Steakhouse Queensland Chicken and Shrimp?

I first visited the Outback Steakhouse when I took a trip to Florida with my family. We stopped for lunch and I was instantly intrigued by the menu item called Queensland Chicken and Shrimp. 

The combination of succulent chicken, juicy shrimp, and an array of flavorful sauces and spices seemed like the perfect meal for our road trip.

So, I decided to give it a try and I have to say, it was absolutely amazing! The combination of sweet and savory flavors made for one delicious dish. 

And, since then, I always make sure to order the Queensland Chicken and Shrimp when I visit the Outback. It’s quickly become one of my favorites!

However, the Queensland chicken and shrimp recipe I’ve shared today will give you a similar taste to the one enjoyed at the Outback Steakhouse. So, you can enjoy this delectable dish in the comfort of your own home.

How to make outback steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp?

Making Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp is easier than you think. All you need to do is prepare the ingredients, mix them together, bake them in the oven and voila!

How to make outback steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp?

Ingredients

• 1/2 cup milk

• 1/4 tsp poultry seasoning

• 2 tablespoons butter

• 1/2 pint cream

• 1/4 tsp cayenne

• 1/8 tsp white pepper

• 1/8 tsp onion powder

• 1/2 cup white wine

• 1 tbsp garlic powder

• 1 tbsp olive oil 

• 8 ounces of shrimp 

• 4 chicken breasts

Directions

Step 1 

Start by preheating your oven to 375°F.

Step 2 

In a medium-sized bowl, combine the milk, butter, cream, and spices (poultry seasoning, cayenne pepper, white pepper and onion powder).

Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the white wine and garlic powder. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, then reduce the heat to low.

Step 4 

Add in the pasta and simmer for another 5 minutes or until it is al dente – careful not to overcook! Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 5 

Place chicken breasts into a baking dish, and lightly grease with olive oil or cooking spray. Pour half of the sauce mixture over top of the chicken breasts.

Step 6 

Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time.

Step 7 

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add in the shrimp and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until cooked.

Step 8 

Once the chicken has finished baking, remove it from the oven and pour over the remaining sauce mixture on top of the chicken and shrimp, then bake for an additional 5 minutes or until bubbly.

Step 9 

Serve with your favorite sides, such as rice or mashed potatoes!

Tips

• If you prefer to use boneless skinless chicken thighs instead of breasts, reduce baking time by 5 minutes.

• For more flavor, add some chopped fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme and basil.

• To make the sauce thicker, mix together 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water and add to the sauce while it is simmering.

Outback steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp recipe

Outback steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp recipe

Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp is a delicious dish made with tender chicken breasts, succulent shrimp and an irresistible creamy sauce. The unique combination of flavors makes this dish an instant favorite among family and friends. This meal can be served as a main entree or as part of your next party menu! With its rich flavor, it’s sure to be a hit.
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Author: Lori Walker, MS, RD
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 person
Calories: 809kcal

Equipment

  • 2 tablespoons 
  • 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pint 1/2 cup cream, contributing a creamy and indulgent element to the sauce, adding a luxurious and smooth texture
  • 4 ounces shrimp providing a delicate and seafood flavor to the linguine, adding a succulent and slightly sweet taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning infusing the sauce with a savory and aromatic blend of herbs, enhancing the overall poultry flavor
  • 1/16 teaspoon white pepper enhancing the overall seasoning and adding a mild and delicate peppery flavor to the sauce
  • 1/16 teaspoon onion powder adding a savory and aromatic taste to the sauce, enhancing its overall depth
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil acting as a medium for cooking the chicken and shrimp, adding a subtle and fruity flavor to the dish
  • 1/4 cup white wine providing acidity and brightness to the sauce, balancing the flavors and adding complexity
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne adding a subtle and gentle heat to the sauce, providing a touch of spiciness
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder infusing the sauce with a bold and aromatic garlic flavor, adding depth and richness
  • 1/4 cup milk adding creaminess and richness to the sauce, creating a velvety texture that coats the linguine
  • 1 tablespoon butter providing a luscious and buttery flavor to the sauce, adding richness and depth
  • 8 ounces linguine serving as the base for the dish, providing a tender and chewy texture that complements the sauce and ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts offering tender and juicy bites of chicken, adding a savory and protein-rich element to the dish

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • In a bowl, mix together the milk, butter, cream and all the seasonings (poultry seasoning, cayenne pepper, white pepper and onion powder).
  • Heat up a large skillet over medium heat and add the white wine together with garlic powder. Keep stirring for 2-3 minutes before turning the heat down to low.
  • Add the pasta into the skillet and stir occasionally for about 5 minutes or until it becomes al dente – be careful not to overcook! Take off from heat and set aside.
  • Place the chicken breasts onto a baking dish, then brush with a light layer of olive oil or cooking spray. Pour half of the sauce mixture over the chicken breasts.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through cooking time.
  • Reheat the same large skillet at medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Once heated up, put in the shrimp and sauté for around 2-3 minutes to cook it.
  • When the chicken is done baking, take it out from the oven and pour the remaining sauce mixture over the chicken as well as shrimp. Bake for an extra 5 minutes or until bubbling.
  • Serve with preferred sides, such as rice or mashed potatoes!

Notes

• If you prefer to use boneless skinless chicken thighs instead of breasts, reduce baking time by 5 minutes.
• For more flavor, add some chopped fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme and basil.
• To make the sauce thicker, mix together 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water and add to the sauce while it is simmering.
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Nutrition Information

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What to serve with Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp?

Outback Steakhouse Queensland Chicken and Shrimp is deliciously served over rice, mashed potatoes or even a bed of fresh greens. It pairs well with various vegetables such as roasted zucchini, carrots or sautéed mushrooms. It’s also great with a side of grilled corn or steamed asparagus.

How can I store leftover Outback Steakhouse Queensland chicken and shrimp?

You can store leftover Outback Steakhouse Queensland Chicken and Shrimp in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through before serving.

Can pregnant women eat this?

Pregnant women should consult their doctor before consuming any dish that contains raw or cooked seafood (shrimp). If you are not comfortable with consuming it, leave out the shrimp from the recipe, and it will still be delicious!

FAQs

What is the best way to cook the chicken?

The best way to cook the chicken is by baking it in the oven at 375°F.

How do I make a thicker sauce for this dish?

To make a thicker sauce, mix together 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water and add to the sauce while it is simmering.

Wrapping Up

Thanks for reading this guide on Outback Steakhouse Queensland Chicken and Shrimp! I hope you’ve found this recipe helpful and interesting. Now you can easily make this delicious dish at home and enjoy it with your family and friends.

Please share this recipe with your friends so they can try it out as well. And don’t forget to let us know how it turns out!

Please share your experience in the comments below. We’d love to hear your thoughts! Happy Cooking!

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